[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

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EGAD (English Graduates for Academic Development)

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010. We are pleased to welcome slam poet and educator Taylor Mali as our keynote speaker for the conference (more information at taylormali.com).

In addition to academic topics for this conference, we want to include open creative writing readings and sessions that address creative writing issues.

Share your passion for your profession with us at EGAD by submitting your paper/panel abstract of 250-500 words by January 30, 2010. Electronic submissions are encouraged, and should be sent as MS Word or .rtf document attachments. Panel proposals and workshops are welcome, as are individual paper proposals. Notification of acceptance and registration information will be sent electronically upon acceptance decision.

Send inquiries and abstracts to:
c/o Angela J. Kennedy
Department of Literature and Languages
P. O. Box 3011
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Commerce, TX 75429-3011
email: EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com